Dating the babysitter
Julie Klausner is the creator, writer and star of Hulu’s critically-acclaimed “Difficult People,” produced by Amy Poehler and starring Klausner and Billy Eichner as two pop culture-literate, struggling comedians in New York City who hate everything in the world except for each other.Klausner’s television writing credits include “Billy on the Street” (Head Writer/Co-Executive Producer, Seasons 1-4), “Mulaney,” “Triumph & Jack,” “Best Week Ever with Paul F.She's performed stand up at Bonnaroo, SXSW, Moontower Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest, Vodafone Festival, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, New York Comedy Festival, Brooklyn Comedy Festival, Limestone Comedy Festival, Woodstock Comedy Festival, North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival, Great American Comedy Festival, and Women in Comedy Festival.She can be seen on the big screen in Yoga Hosers, Sleight, The Outdoorsman, and Deidre and Laney Rob A Train.She created, wrote, and co-starred in the Hulu comedy series "Difficult People," where she played an aspiring comic living in New York.But she says that writing this Modern Love column, and the book of essays about her dating life that she published shortly after it came out, made her feel more vulnerable than she ever does in her comedy."I was terrified, sharing this story with the world," she says. I think there's a certain amount of leaping off a diving board and hope that the pool has water in it, to it."Julie is a comedy writer by trade.And say, yeah, I knew this guy was probably not going to be the love of my life, and we probably weren't going to move to Vermont and start a family and raise Labradoodles, but I slept with him anyway, and I was hurt when he disappeared. She doesn't know if he read the piece, and says, she doesn't care.When she does think about this experience, she says, "I don't think about him, I think about me. saying, not that this will get better as much as, 'This sucks and you're in it.
There are loads and loads of Babysitters vids to see here with all sorts of different categories where you simply can't go wrong!It's read by Sasheer Zamata, who hosts the podcast "United States of Music" and stars in the stand-up special "Pizza Mind." She reads Julie's essay, "Was I on a Date, or Babysitting?"Julie Klausner is no stranger to putting her life into her writing.And she says, "I try to put a few layers and jokes between who I am and what I do. So I feel very vulnerable and embarrassed talking about it. really believe that they are not for me, they're for the people reading them.And to have reached women that commiserated [and] empathized makes me feel a lot better for having put myself out there."And Julie wants people listening to her story to understand that they're not alone."I hope, and especially from women, that they will see themselves in this experience, and give themselves the right to feel how they feel, and not judge it. That's actually kind of beautiful."Now, over a decade later, Julie rarely thinks about the musician she wrote about in this essay.